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Not Rex: Panama Papers outrage can make fair taxes possible

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Inequality is so top-heavy it's teetering. Public debt levels are at the tipping point. And, the planet itself is unstable.

The world's richest continue to evade taxes by stashing millions in off-shore accounts. Will the revelations from the Panama Papers finally make the rich pay?

Let's hope it's the final pinch of outrage needed to flambé this upside-down cake.

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As oil deflates Alberta's swagger, it's time to face some harmful economic myths

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Now that the "swagger" is gone out of Alberta, as the news reports say, and Albertans are getting on pogey as the oil economy has collapsed, you'd think we'd at least be spared the lectures about how economically virtuous Albertans are as compared to us bedraggled Maritimers.

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Ghosts of politics past and present haunt Trudeau's White House visit

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Two spectral presences appeared during Justin Trudeau's visit to Washington, one Canadian and one American. You could almost see them onscreen, then they frustratingly faded, as spectres do.

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